CLG 8/27 News and Notes: Wilson, Kopp, Stephens and Mikeska

FOOTBALL — Bellaire Episcopal alum and Seminoles junior defensive tackle Marvin Wilson on Monday was selected by his Florida State teammates as the defensive captain as announced on Twitter via @FSU_Recruiting.

MBASKETBALL — Houston Christian alum and Wildcat sophomore Miller Kopp has led Northwestern in scoring with 21.5 ppg in their four-game tour of Europe, which saw them winning by an average margin of 31 points.

According to the Daily Northwestern, Kopp had 14 points and 9 rebounds in a 96-68 win over the AK Paris All-Stars on Tuesday, August 20.

Two days later against AC Golfe-Juan Vallauris, a fourth tier men’s professional basketball team from France, he led the Wildcats with 31 points and nine rebounds, while shooting 11-20 from the field, including 7-of-12 from beyond the three-point arc.

On Saturday, August 24, the Wildcats obliterated Oleggio Magic Basket, a third tier men’s professional basketball team in Italy, 89-37 with Kopp again leading the way with 21 points and 10 rebounds. He was 8-of-15 from the field.

Northwestern closed out its trip with a 78-57 win over Zeus Rieti Basket, who plays in a second tier men’s professional basketball league in Italy, as Kopp scored 20 on 7-of-11 shooting.

WSOCCER — All three Texas private and parochial high school athletes on Rice’s women’s soccer team have helped the Owls start the 2019 campaign off with two straight wins, a 2-1 decision last Thursday on the road against Oral Roberts and a 3-0 win against Houston Sunday evening.

In fact, Rice got a pair of goals from senior midfielder Erin Mikeska (Austin St. Stephen’s Episcopal) and the third from senior midfielder Louise Stephens (Houston The Kinkaid School). The duo starts for Rice and averaged 84.5 and 67.5 minutes, respectively.

Freshman forward Sydney Miller (Houston Second Baptist School) saw 11 minutes of action against Oral Roberts.